IoT Goes Emotional Junko Yoshida 9/4/2015 Post a comment I came across recently a refreshing IoT pitch -- "Emotional Home." The company promoting it is Binatone. The man behind the concept is consumer GPS pioneer Kanwar Chadha.
Capturing Sweet Success in S&OP Hailey Lynne McKeefry 8/28/2015 Post a comment Electronics OEMs talk a good game when it comes to sales and operations planning but implementing can be challenging. However, improvements are are both possible and profitable.
Wearable: ‘Hardware Ponzi Scheme’ Junko Yoshida 8/27/2015 (1) comment If “fitness bands are like hardware Ponzi schemes” where device suppliers must sell more and more new hardware while amusing bored users, can this be sustainable?
Cyber Insecurity Max Maxfield 8/19/2015 (2) comments In these uncertain times, designers have to consider security at every point in the system, because each system is only as secure as its weakest link.
Broadcom Tackles 5 Questions on Ethernet in Cars Junko Yoshida 8/14/2015 Post a comment A Broadcom executive answers nagging questions on automotive Ethernet. They include its specific applications inside a car and if it has enough bandwidth to meet ADAS requirements. There’s also concern about Broadcom’s IP, and which car OEMs are already using Ethernet.
Wearables a Strange Fit, Says CEA Rick Merritt 8/13/2015 Post a comment Wearables represent a fast growing but highly diverse and fragmented market where winners and losers are hard to call, according to the Consumer Electronics Association.
Is 'WalkCar' More Than a Skateboard for Geezers? Junko Yoshida 8/10/2015 Post a comment Just as mobile phones freed everyone from sitting by a landline phone at home, WalkCar, an electric portable transporter small enough to fit in a shoulder bag, a frees the user from bus schedules, parking spaces and bicycle locks.
Carmakers Raise Stakes in Map Battle vs. Google Junko Yoshida 8/7/2015 Post a comment BMW, Audi, and Mercedes -- to purchase Nokia’s HERE map business has exposed a growing digital rift between Google and traditional car OEMs. Carmakers are showing signs that they’re taking seriously the Google-car threat to their business.
Looking at IoTs Impact on Purchasing Hailey Lynne McKeefry 7/17/2015 Post a comment IoT has the potential to help many organizations, but the procurement department has to be on board. Manufacturers have a lot to teach these departments about the potential of the new technology.
Battery Startup Gets Ex-Fab Exec Jessica Lipsky 7/14/2015 Post a comment Albany battery startup BessTech announced that Doug Grose, former CEO of GlobalFoundries, has joined the company as its chief technology officer. Grose retired from GlobalFoundries and served as CEO for three years
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